Fri, Oct 11 - Sun, Oct 13, 2024

2024 Northeast GT Championship | 10 Hours of WGI

Watkins Glen International

About this event

Welcome to Real Clean Racing with Northeast GT

Northeast GT 2024 Event Calendar

Northeast GT stands for Northeast Grassroots Touring (NEGT), and Northeast GT exists to bring real, clean racing to the road racing circuits of New England and the Northeast. NEGT presents the Northeast GT Cup a strictly no-contact racing championship. 

The final Championship Race of the 2024 Northeast GT cup is The 10 Hours of Watkins Glen (5hr Saturday + 5hr Sunday, continuing). Spectators are welcome. Free Camping for the weekend from Thursday night until Sunday night. Limited electric hook-up is available.
 

Champtionship Weekend:

Limited availability: 96 total vehicles. PREFERRED REGISTRATION given to Northeast GT Cup Round 1-5 points leaders in each NEGT Cup class.  

  • Friday – Open Qualifying all day with timed open lapping (grid order based on fastest lap)
  • Saturday – The 10 Hours of Watkins Glen (part 1 - first 5 hours)
  • Sunday – The 10 Hours of Watkins Glen (part 2 - final 5 hours)
  • 2 Race Groups: each with 10 hours of racing (5 hours each Saturday and Sunday)
    • “Sunday” Race Group: Sunday Cup cars only (single class racing)
    • “GTSU” Race Group: GT Cup, GTS Cup, and Super Cup vehicles (Super Unlimited vehicles allowed, space permitting)
  • 4 “Driver Swaps” required each 5hr race
  • 4x Championship Points awarded

NEGT Cup Car Classes – All vehicles must be production-car based and prepared for wheel-to-wheel racing, run 200 treadwear tires, and meet Factory Rated Power-to-Weight based ratios:

  • 7 : 1  Super Cup
  • 9 : 1  GTS Cup
  • 11 : 1  GT Cup
  • 14 : 1  Sunday Cup

Northeast GT will admit select Super Unlimited vehicles “beyond” the limits of the Northeast GT Cup classes to run alongside GT Cup, GTS Cup, and Super Cup vehicles. Super Unlimited does not mean “unlimited unlimited”; see Northeast GT rulebook for details.

Power-to-Weight ratios are otherwise Modified based on: vehicle age, major engine modifications, drivetrain layout, transmission, differential, suspension, tire width, and aero. If you need help classing your car, please refer to the NEGT Classing Calculator. Feel free to submit the form if there are still any questions.

All drivers must hold a racing license and/or significant prior wheel-to-wheel experience. Drivers successfully completing a Northeast GT Race School at any standard NEGT event are also eligible.  

Northeast GT expects Real Clean Racing, as best possible, for 10 Hours straight. No contact – Refer to Racing Rules in the 2024 NEGT Rulebook.
 

Fees (Spots are limited and may sell out!):

 NEGT Cup Championship Weekend:  $1,999 total (Payment processed ONLY after confirmation)

Optional Garage Rental: $50/day (First come, first serve, based on order of registrations)

Pricing per car  no additional fees:

  • No extra driver / crew fees
  • No membership / annual fees
  • No spectator / camping fees
     

Schedule:

Thursday:

6:00pm – Load-in begins
 

Friday:

6:30am – Check-In

6:45am – Tech Inspection

7:45am – Qualifying Drivers Meeting

8:30am – Sunday Race Group: Warm-up (untimed)

9:15am – GTSU Race Group: Warm-up (untimed)

10:00am – Sunday Race Group: Qualifying 1

10:45am – GTSU Race Group: Qualifying 1

11:30am – Lunch Break

12:30pm – Sunday Race Group: Qualifying 2

1:15pm – GTSU Race Group: Qualifying 2

2:00pm – Sunday Race Group: Qualifying 3

2:45pm – GTSU Race Group: Qualifying 3

3:30pm – Open Track (all cars, untimed)

4:30pm – Optional Track Walk 

7:00pm – Mandatory Drivers Meeting (& pizza party)
 

Saturday:

8:15am – GTSU: Grid opens

8:40am – GTSU: Grid closes

8:55am – GTSU: Start Your Engines

9:00am – GTSU: Pace Laps & Race (Part 1) Start

1:15pm – Sunday: False Grid opens

1:40pm – Sunday: False Grid closes

1:55pm – GTSU: Checkered Flag & Race (Part 1) Finish

2:00pm – Sunday: Start Your Engines

2:05pm – Sunday: Pace Laps & Race (Part 1) Start

7:00pm – Sunday: Checkered Flag & Race (Part 1) Finish
 

Sunday:

8:15am – Sunday: Grid opens

8:40am – Sunday: Grid closes

8:55am – Sunday: Start Your Engines

9:00am – Sunday: Pace Laps & Race (Part 2) Start

1:15pm – GTSU: False Grid opens

1:40pm – GTSU: False Grid closes

1:55pm – Sunday: Checkered Flag & Race (Part 2) Finish

2:00pm – GTSU: Start Your Engines

2:05pm – GTSU: Pace Laps & Race (Part 2) Start

7:00pm – GTSU: Checkered Flag & Race (Part 2) Finish

7:30pm – Championship Podium
 

To socialize online about this event and NEGT, join us on Facebook!

Northeast GT is presented by Corner Faster and MassTuning TrackFest

Event requirements

Northeast GT Vehicle Checklist – all vehicles participating in Northeast GT Cup sessions, including the GT Race School, must meet vehicle requirements for wheel-to-wheel competition, including a roll cage (1.75"x0.120" tubing, or by exception only). Vehicle Checklist form submission, along with NEGT official vehicle inspection, will be required annually.

Northeast GT Driver & Crew Gear Self-Tech – all drivers, and all crew involved with fueling, must have required safety gear in order to participate in Northeast GT wheel-to-wheel sessions. Driver & Crew Gear Self-Tech, along with NEGT official helmet inspection, will be required annually.

Northeast GT Driver Attestation – all drivers participating in the Northeast GT Cup must have either a racing license and/or prior wheel-to-wheel experience. Driver Attestation form will be required annually. Proof of racing license and/or race experience to be requested.

Northeast GT Cup Vehicle Classification – all vehicles participating in Northeast GT Cup race days will be required to submit a NEGT Cup Classification Form for each event. The calculator asks 13 questions and outputs the minimum competition weight required to legally compete in Northeast GT's three production-based classes: Super Cup, GT Cup, and Sunday Cup.
 

SOUND LIMIT : UNMUFFLED. There are no restrictions at Watkins Glen International. Make all the noise.

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, NY
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2024 Northeast GT Championship | 10 Hours of WGI

Fri, Oct 11 - Sun, Oct 13, 2024